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EPA boss: Climate change could kill thousands

<b>(CNN) —</b> Like Hawaii's coral reefs?<p>Dig fishing?<p>Don't want to see your neighbors die in a heat wave?<p>Then you should care about climate change.<p>That's a little flip, I know. But it's the message we need to take to heart from a new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report, titled "Climate Change in …

EPA report cites benefits of limiting emissions, climate change

Reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change could prevent tens of thousands of deaths and hundreds of billions in economic losses in the United States, according to a new study by the<p>Environmental Protection Agency.<p>The report, "Climate Change in the U.S. – Benefits of Global …

It's a SNAP: EPA Cuts HFC Super-Pollutants to Curb Dangerous Climate Change

The Environmental Protection Agency today announced deadlines to end certain uses of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) -- powerful heat-trapping gases that significantly contribute to climate change -- because safer, climate-friendlier alternatives are now available.<p>The EPA's new rules affect HFCs used in …

EPA Proposes New Rules to Cut Climate Change-Causing Methane Emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on proposed Tuesday dramatic cuts to methane gas emissions from the country’s oil and gas industry, part of …

Top EPA official says now is time to act on climate change

The nation's top environmental regulator reiterated the words of Pope Francis, saying Friday the time to act on global climate change is now and everyone has a moral responsibility to take action.<p>"This isn't about polar bears. It's about our own kids," Environmental Protection Agency Administrator …

The EPA's 'Climate Change Liberation Army'

<i>Why does the EPA need a $715 million police force, a $170 million PR Machine, a nearly $1 billion employment agency for seniors, and a $1.2 billion in-house law firm?</i><p>During last week’s Democratic presidential primary debate, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said the most important adversary of the …

Cost of EPA's toxic spill could soar to nearly $30 billion

The cost of cleaning up a major toxic waste spill in the West caused by an Environmental Protection Agency contractor could soar as high as $27.7 billion.<p>That's the conclusion of study released Tuesday morning by the right-leaning American Action Forum. The group is one of the first to attempt to …

GOP senator rips EPA, White House for skipping climate hearing

A top Republican senator is crying foul after the Environmental Protection Agency and a key White House office declined to take part in an upcoming hearing on the administration’s role in international climate negotiations, ahead of a landmark conference in Paris next month.<p>The Tuesday hearing was …

More than 400 towns and cities in America will be lost to the sea, study finds

Climate changes awareness has come too late for hundreds of towns and cities in the United States, environmental scientists have found<p>For millions of Americans, climate change has already passed the point of no return: no matter what action the world tries to take, their cities will be submerged by …

Average Income Of Americans Could Shrink by 36 Percent As Climate Change Impacts National Economies

Close<p>Scientists warn that climate change has a bigger negative impact on economy than one would expect.<p>Researchers found that a hotter Earth will …

Don't dismiss the link between wildfires and climate change, scientists say

Was Gov.<p>Jerry Brownwrong to blame this year's epic California wildfires on climate change? An Oct. 18 Times article said he was; scientists and activists responding to that article say it's a lot more complicated.<p>Tuesday, two letters that didn't weigh in on the science underpinning The Times' …

The countries where global warming will shrink bank accounts

It’s no secret that summer lends itself better to beaches and barbecues than actual work. Yet the instinct to shirk work in hot weather is more than …

‘Hidden ocean’ under Chinese desert offers hope for global warming

One of the biggest mysteries in climate change might have just been solved – offering hope for new solutions to global warming.<p>‘Hidden oceans’ …

Climate Change

Climate Change Will Reshape Global Economy By Widening Rich-Poor Gap

Breaking news everyone — climate change is serious. Really serious. In fact, a new report suggests that climate change will leave the average income …

Two Degrees: Will climate change cause an ocean food chain collapse?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two of my passions are fishing and ocean conservation. So I was happy to be asked to explain the impact of climate change on the oceans' food chain by William Breyer, a reader of CNN's Two Degrees series from Indian Harbour Beach, Florida.<p>Breyer wrote:<p><i>"I understand that not only are the</i> …

Snow Leopards May Soon Vanish, Thanks In Part To Climate Change

These "ghost cats" just can't catch a break.<p>Climate change is unforgiving when it comes to the world's most enigmatic species. Penguins have been forced to climb cliffs to breed as sea ice melts. Polar bears are starving to death as they lose the means to hunt. And coral reefs around the globe are …

​Climate Change Is Already Costing Us Billions of Dollars Every Year

Climate change has already begun to cost us, and it’s only going to get worse.<p>Climate change has already begun to cost us, and it's only going to get worse.<p>Hurricanes, intensified in size and frequency by climate change, are taking a massive financial toll already, according to a new paper. The …

Behind Patricia: How Climate Change Is Fueling the Strongest Storm Ever Recorded

“It is an indicator of what the future looks like.”<p>Friday morning, Hurricane Patricia became the strongest storm ever recorded. It did so at a rate so rapid that it took scientists by surprise: Its winds grew from 60 MPH to a sustained 200 MPH in just over a day's time. As it nears the southwestern …

September blew away the margin for Earth's warmest month on record

September 2015 was the warmest such month for Planet Earth since such data began in 1880, and very likely long before that, according to data …

Global Warming

Climate change is a reverse Robin Hood: stealing from the poor countries and giving to the rich ones

Just when you thought the news about climate change couldn’t get any worse, consider this.<p>Not only will global warming put a massive dent in the world’s GDP over the coming decades, but it “is essentially a massive transfer of value from the hot parts of the world to the cooler parts of the world,” …

How much Americans’ incomes could shrink because of global warming

Your grandchildren may pay a bigger price for global warming than you thought.<p>A hotter Planet Earth will cool down national economies, according to …

Hikers Stumble Upon Abandoned Puppy, Decide To Keep Him

Ceder Wright and Alex Honnold are basically explorers for a living - the two travel together to crazy places around the world and record their …

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